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Life Beyond the Classroom free pdf Access the NEW ONLINE COMPANION MATERIALS now! For more than two decades, the trusted "Life Beyond the Classroom" text has shaped the practices of thousands of professionals helping students make a smooth transition from school to adulthood. Now this landmark textbook is in a NEW fifth edition--updated with the cutting-edge information professionals need in today's changing world, as young people with disabilities face unprecedented financial, family, employment, and educational challenges. A definitive compendium of up-to-date, evidence-based transition research, this expanded new edition takes "Life Beyond the Classroom" to the next level. Future professionals will get all the latest best practices and timely research on the full spectrum of transition topics, from assessment and assistive technology to social skills and self-determination. And with the unparalleled new package of online companion materials (see below for details), instructors will enhance their teaching with videos, activities, PowerPoint slides, and a convenient test bank. With this comprehensive revision of a pioneering text, the next generation of professionals will be fully prepared to give young people with disabilities appropriate, effective, and individualized support as they navigate our increasingly complex society. WHAT'S NEW:

  • New chapters on critical topics:
    • working with families
    • multicultural transition planning
    • teaching social skills
    • secondary curriculum options
  • Online companion materials
  • Fresh contributions by highly regarded early career professionals
  • All chapters completely revised and updated
  • The very latest research, statistics, and legislation
  • More practical strategies, case studies, and photos
  • Updated annotated lists of helpful online resources
  • Improved, more user-friendly design
NEW ONLINE COMPANION MATERIALS! Plan your next course with a comprehensive package of multimedia supplementary materials, unrivaled by any other transition text:
  • Videos for every chapter that bring key concepts to life for your students
  • 300 downloadable slides aligned with each chapter's content--in PowerPoint format, so you can customize and edit slides
  • Activities for every chapter that help students practice key skills, like writing transition plans and conducting assessments
  • Chapter introductions with objectives, takeaway points, and study questions
  • Convenient test bank with multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer/essay questions

About Paul Wehman

Ms. Brooke is a faculty member at VCU and has been working in the field of employment for people with disabilities since 1979. She is Project Director for the Social Security Administrationa s Regional Benefits Planning, Assistance, and Outreach Technical Assistance Center. Ms. Brooke is nationally recognized for her personnel training programs and technical assistance work at the local, state, and federal levels. She has authored numerous book chapters, journal articles, newsletters, and fact sheets on transition and employment for people with disabilities. Her areas of interest include creating business partnerships, systems change, and self-advocacy leadership. Erik W. Carter, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Special Education, University of Wisconsina Madison, 432 East Campus Mall, Madison, Wisconsin 53706Dr. Cartera s research, teaching, and writing focus on effective strategies for including youth and young adults with disabilities meaningfully in schools and communities. He is the author of "Including People with Disabilities in Faith Communities: A Guide for Service Providers, Families, and Congregations" (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2007) and co-author of "Peer Buddy Programs for Successful Secondary School Inclusion" (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2008) and "The Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use That Work!" (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., 2000). Prior to receiving his doctorate from Vanderbilt University, he was a high school transition teacher in San Antonio, Texas. Elizabeth Evans Getzel, Ph.D., is Director of Postsecondary Education Initiatives with the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has extensive experience conducting research, evaluation, and training in the areas of transition planning for secondary students with disabilities, postsecondary education for students with disabilities, and career planning/employment for individuals with disabilities. She currently directs approximately $3 million of grant-funded projects focusing on supported education in postsecondary education, career development for college students with disabilities, faculty professional development focusing on universal design principles, and secondary education transition services. Her research interests include secondary education transition planning, self-determination skills of college students with disabilites, and effective services and supports for college students with disabilities. Ms. Getzel serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disabilityand is on the editorial boards for the "Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation" and "The Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education" She has authored or co-authored journal articles and book chapters on transition, career development, postsecondary education, and employment. In addition, Ms. Getzel has presented extensively at state, national, and international conferences and at meetings on her projects and research areas. Mr. Griffin is Senior Partner at Griffin-Hammis Associates, LLC, a full-service consultancy specializing in building communities of economic cooperation, creating highperformance organizations, and focusing on disability and employment. He is also Codirector of the U.S. Department of Labora s National Self-Employment Technical Assistance, Resources, and Training project with Virginia Commonwealth University and former Director of Special Projects at the Rural Institute at The University of Montana. He is also past director of an adult vocational program in southern Colorado, former Assistant Director of the Rocky Mountain Resource and Training Institute, and former Founder and Executive Director of CTAT in Colorado. Carolyn Hughes, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Te"

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Author : Paul Wehman
Publisher : Brookes Publishing Company
Data Published : 08 June 2012
ISBN : 1598572326
EAN : 9781598572322
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 752 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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